ISLAMABAD,(Pakistan Point News - APP - 26th july,2016) : Minister for Local Government and Irrigation KPK Sikandar Sherpao has directed the concerned authorities to start the repairing work of Ganori canal and the irrigation system in upper Dir as early as possible. According to a private news channel, repairing work of the canal and irrigation system would cost Rs 60 million and would irrigate about 1275 acres of land after its completion.
Authorities has been directed to start the work within 45 days otherwise stern actions would be taken against them. Earlier, a delegation of elders of Ganori union council including member district council Rafiullah and nazim Haji Motabar Khan called on Senior Minister for Local Government Inayatullah and officials of the irrigation department. It merits a mention here that Rs 60 million were also approved for the Ganori irrigation system in the previous government but after one year of the widening of the canal, the water channel got closed at different places as a result, the agricultural land and orchards did not get irrigated for four years.